Sunday, 6 June 2010

Mummies galore: 57 ancient Egyptian tombs discovered in secret underground network


Archaeologists have unearthed a labyrinth of rich Egyptian tombs that had been hidden under the ground for thousands of years. Most of the 57 ancient tombs contained an ornately painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities said.
Source: The Daily Mail, San Francisco Chronicle, Global Arab Network, NPR:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1280801/Ancient-Egyptian-mummies-discovered-Lahoun.html
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/05/29/MN911DJBJV.DTL
http://www.english.globalarabnetwork.com/201005235965/Travel/archaeologists-discovers-45-egyptian-mummies.html
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127069688

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